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Sigma-Aldrich

Behenic acid

99%

Synonym(s):
Docosanoic acid
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)20COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
340.58
Beilstein:
1792887
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

Quality Level

assay

99%

form

solid

mp

72-80 °C (lit.)

solubility

chloroform: soluble 50 mg/mL, clear
hexane: soluble

SMILES string

CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC(O)=O

InChI

1S/C22H44O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19-20-21-22(23)24/h2-21H2,1H3,(H,23,24)

InChI key

UKMSUNONTOPOIO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Monomolecular films of stearic and behenic acid were formed on substrates 0.1M in sodium chloride, sodium bicarbonate or sodium phosphate and were investigated by IR analysis.

Application

Behenic acid was used to investigate the phase behavior of long-chain acids in supercritical propane. It was also used in fabrication of metallic Langmuir-Blodgett (LB) films.

Packaging

5 g in poly bottle

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

nwg

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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